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presepio figure, male
  • Italy
  • presepio figure, male, late 1700s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • terracotta, paint, wood, cotton, leather, imitation fur, pearl inlay, wire, twine
  • Object Height: 36.9 cm
    Object Height: 14 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1839

Standing male figure. Painted terracotta figure with wire armature wrapped with twine. Terracotta arms, wooden legs. Figure has a sleeveless similated fur coat, coarse brown cotton shirt, pants, leg wrapping, leather soles. Figure has a leather shoulder pouch and a stringed instrument with pearl inlay. Figure has a beard.